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July 14, 2021

Fundamentals of Audience Growth in the Nonprofit Sector

How can your nonprofit organization increase its audience growth? You have a cause and a message to share, but getting it out there to the right people isn’t always easy. To help organizations grow their audience—and also their returns and impact—I created an approach to communication development based on a system I’ve labeled IDEAS. Here’s what the IDEAS process looks like. When maximizing audience growth, an aimless attempt rarely works. Your organization needs a specific […]
July 9, 2021

Do Fundraising Professionals Really Sell?

This blog was sponsored by Fundraising Academy Cause Selling Education No matter how worthy, causes don’t sell themselves.  Without fundraising professionals, it would be impossible for organizations to do their work, and donors would lack trusted partners in their philanthropic journey. But what does that work look like, and how can we fundraise successfully? Dr. David Lill and Jennifer Lill-Brown express this concept: “Since asking is a fundamental part of our existence, the key is […]
July 7, 2021

The 8 Types of Nonprofit Waste (and How to Fix Them)

Nonprofits love to talk about impact. A less popular topic? Waste. Remember that time on Survivor when J’Tia threw all of the tribe’s rice into the fire? Waste is like that. It’s the single greatest enemy to nonprofit impact. Let’s face it: any precious time, energy, money, and other resources that don’t go toward positive world-change isn’t just a missed opportunity—it’s reinforcing false stereotypes that nonprofits are unequipped. The good news is, nonprofit leaders don’t […]
July 2, 2021

Nonprofit Side Hustle Ideas For Clever Cash Flow

Are you looking for some creative ways to earn funds for your organization? When you think of a side hustle, you might think of cosmetics, oils, juice cleanses and other related sales. But additional revenue doesn’t have to come from these sources. There are plenty of side hustle options that nonprofits can adopt for some extra cash flow. Check out these clever ways for using partnerships and idle income streams to supplement core revenue channels. […]